“Chavismo,” the left-wing movement that blossomed around deceased Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez over the past decade, “comfortably” won municipal elections throughout the country this month, “consolidating President Maduro’s leadership,...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON — Venezuela is the best example of how inadequate socialism is to meet the needs of their people. Recently, Yahoo and Reuters reported that Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro ordered a retailer to sell its products at bargain prices. He posted military guards to ensure no violence would ensue, but there is no doubt that these […]
Where is Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro taking his country? Clearly, it is radicalizing further and faster than under his predecessor, Hugo Chávez. Exactly one month before the December 8 municipal elections, Maduro announced the "occupation" of the Daka chain of electronics stores and security forces proceeded to arrest several executives. Show More Summary
"It's time to deepen the offensive, go to the bone in this economic war," warned Venezuelan President Maduro - echoing Hugo Chavez's iron fist of socialism (and nationalization) before him - as his decision to jail over 100 businessmen...Show More Summary
For the sceptics amongst you who don't believe that a 'spitting image' of Hugo Chavez appeared miraculously on an underground wall - I give you proof positive with this picture of the former Venezuelan President with a green parrot or parakeet on his shoulder. Show More Summary
Government mismanagement and currency controls set by late Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez are being blamed for a collapse of the country’s health care system. According to the Associated Press, with the Venezuelan government controlling the dollars needed to purchase medical supplies, medical care is becoming increasingly rare. Show More Summary
Nicolas Maduro, the president of Venezuela, claims that his predecessor, Hugo Chavez, has appeared on the wall of an underground construction site. Read more...
The visit of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro to China last month was, on the face of it, a cause for quite a bit of relief for Beijing. After all, strong Beijing ally Hugo Chavez had only passed away in March, and there was some concern about how stable Venezuela would be following the death of such a personality-oriented, individual leader. Show More Summary
Venezuelan television played a video of its national anthem, sung in part by the recently dead Hugo Chávez. Google Translate says: The solemn national anthem played by the Simon Bolivar Symphony Orchestra were replaced by a live audio of the...
During his 14 years in power, Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez tried to muzzle critical news organizations. Chávez died in March, but the pressure on Venezuela's remaining independent media outlets is only getting worse under his successor....
Maduro follows in Hugo Chavez's footsteps by asking parliament for over-arching powers to enforce economic policy.
Nicolas Maduro, Hugo Chavez’s former right hand man and current president of Venezuela, called on his administration Thursday to offer more help on constructing socialist settlements in the country. The president, addressing the nation...Show More Summary
First Maduro saw his late predecessor 'as a bird', now he is spending nights with his remains One-Minute Read LAST UPDATED AT 10:31 ON Tue 13 Aug 2013 See related: Who is Nicolas Maduro, the new president of Venezuela? THE PresidentShow More Summary
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro during his visit to Moscow opened a previously unnamed street in honor of late President Hugo Chavez. The opening ceremony of Hugo Chavez Street was accompanied with live Latin American music, which President Maduro was not impartial to.
Far-left filmmaker Oliver Stone is mourning the loss of late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez as only the director can. He's making a movie about the failed socialist leader. Chavez, who died earlier this year after a long battle with cancer, will be the subject of Stone's next film, according to AFP. Show More Summary
A group of enthusiasts has placed a bust of the late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez on top of one the highest mountains in Cuba, the Prensa Latina news agency reported.
Last year, in the run-up to what would be Hugo Chávez's final election, former U.S. President Jimmy Carter provided the ultimate cover for the late caudillo when he called he Venezuelan election process "the best in the world." Today,...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON – Think Nicolas Maduro, former socialist President Hugo Chavez’s appointed heir, rightly won the recent presidential election? Think again. During a parliament session, opposition and pro-Maduro lawmakers came to blows over the election results and the dispute over who actually won the presidency. Video footage released last week [...]
Punch-up in the National Assembly over disputed election results after death of Hugo Chavez Video LAST UPDATED AT 13:15 ON Wed 1 May 2013 HOPES THAT Venezuelan politics could move on smoothly after the death of president Hugo ChavezShow More Summary